January 2018: We’re adding improvements at 24th & 27th Street to better serve Oaklanders who ride transit on Telegraph. Keep an eye out for our new bus boarding islands, scheduled for installation the week of January 8!
January 27, 2017: We have some key before-and-after data to share. Read our Telegraph Progress Report to see how the project is doing.
December 23, 2016: Telegraph Complete Streets is one of six projects in the US nominated by Streetsblog readers as the Best Street Transformation of 2016.
December 19, 2016: Telegraph Complete Streets is one of ten projects recognized by People for Bikes as one of America's Best New Bike Lanes of 2016.
May 10, 2016: Join us for a Ribbon Cutting Celebration & Media Event on May 10 from 9:00-9:30 a.m. on Telegraph at 21st Street (northbound side) with Mayor Libby Schaaf.
April 2016: Pilot implementation concludes, including protected bike lanes, new parking configuration, and painted bulbouts.
March 2016: The pilot implementation of the project begins with installation of lane lines and high visibility crosswalks from 29th Street to 17th Street as part of a citywide repaving project.
2015: Oakland successfully applies for funding to implement the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets Plan with permanent treatments, and identifies an opportunity to implement a pilot version of the project through an upcoming citywide repaving project.
December 2014: Oakland City Council adopts Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets Plan.
January 2014: Oakland begins Telegraph Complete Streets Plan effort.
Prior efforts: Many planning efforts, including the 2005 Pedestrian Streetscape Improvement Project, have looked at improvements on Telegraph to better serve people biking, walking, taking transit, and driving.